Monday also marked the ribbon cutting and grand opening reception for Homewood Suites at the Iowa River Landing, with guests enjoying treats from the newly announced Scratch Cupcakery during the celebration.

Guests can feel at home at Homewood Suites by Hilton® Coralville Iowa River Landing hotel. Relax in a studio, one-bedroom or two-bedroom suite featuring all the comforts of home. Enjoy separate living and sleeping areas and enough space to work or entertain friends. Unwind in a spacious suite with 37-inch flat panel TVs, DVD player and included high-speed internet access or prepare a home cooked meal in the fully equipped kitchen. Additional guest amenities including a daily complimentary full hot breakfast in the hotel’s hospitality center—the “Lodge”—a full evening meal with drinks Monday-Thursday, and a 24-hour on-site pantry.  The hotel also offers a pool, fully equipped fitness center, 24-hour executive business center and a 740 square foot library that can also be used as meeting space.

Since the soft opening on February 5, Homewood Suites’ occupancy has grown each week with consistently over 50% occupancy mid-week.  Positive growth trends are expected to continue in coming weeks.  Said Matt Traetow, General Manager of Homewood Suites at Iowa River Landing, “I am very fortunate to have a great team of associates.  They are the ones responsible for providing memorable experiences for our guests, and so far they have been amazing!”